“Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.” ~Augustine of Hippo
As Valentine’s Day approaches I thought it would be appropriate to write a little something on the topic of love, but I found myself struggling to find the right words. While the day is filled with sentiments of endearment for some, I recognize that it may be a day of longing for others.
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“Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she became a butterfly.”
When I was a kid there was this song that we sang in Sunday School class that stuck with me for decades… I was reminded of this song as I was reading through scripture today. The song was entitled, “Bullfrogs and Butterflies“ and the lyrics for it go like this:
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“‘Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.’ So I declared on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter my rest.’ (Psalm 95:11; Hebrews 3:10-11).”
Wintertime is here in full force. Over the week, New York has seen over two feet of snow. As I sit tucked away in the quiet shelter of our home, I find myself staring out the window and trying to find the positive in it all. Continue reading God’s Winter Rest
Feeling tired or weary?
Life throwing punches at you and it’s getting harder to roll with them?
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28).”
“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak (Isaiah 40:29).”
I don’t know about you, but it’s been one of those weeks for me… The enemy has been tossing lemons, and I’ve never been a fan of lemonade (*sheepish grin*).
If I’m going to be completely honest, with myself and with you, I know the error of my ways. Continue reading Hope for the Weary
“A voice says, “Cry out.” And I said, “What shall I cry?” “All people are like grass, and all their faithfulness is like the flowers of the field (Isaiah 40:6).”
“The grass withers and the flower fades, but the word of The Lord stands forever (Isaiah 40:8).”
“Heaven & earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.” ~Jesus
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